noun see excerpt I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • excerpter — ex·cerpt·er …   English syllables

  • excerpter — …   Useful english dictionary

  • excerpt — excerpter, excerptor, n. excerptible, adj. excerption, n. n. /ek serrpt/; v. /ik serrpt , ek serrpt/, n. 1. a passage or quotation taken or selected from a book, document, film, or the like; extract. v.t. 2. to take or select (a passage) from a… …   Universalium

  • excerpt — I. transitive verb Etymology: Latin excerptus, past participle of excerpere, from ex + carpere to gather, pluck more at harvest Date: 15th century 1. to select (a passage) for quoting ; extract 2. to take or publish extracts from (as a book) •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • at one's door — phrasal 1. : very close and accessible to one or to one s place of residence or business : in closest proximity 2. : as a charge against one as being accountable : to one s responsibility it is hard to consider it aright and know at whose door to …   Useful english dictionary

  • excerptor — noun see excerpter …   Useful english dictionary

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